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Sweat Shop 5K

Great job to everyone that came out for the 5K this past Saturday.  We couldn’t have asked for better weather!  Also, with such a great turnout, and the ever present need to improve our conditioning game, expect another 5K in the not so distant future!  Up next however, for events,[…]

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Upcoming Events & Reminders

Saturday April 15th – Sweat Shop 5K 8:30am (Regular Class Schedule) Free and open to all Prize for: Top male and female 40+Male and 40+ Female Cydesdale (men 200+lbs.), Athena (women 150+lbs.) Easter Sunday April 16th – 9:30am Class Only This will still be a 90 minute class with multiple[…]

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Thank You!

Another year, another BIG thanks to my Sweat Shop family! As many of you know, I take a yearly trip to Peru or the Dominican Republic for a non-profit organization, Here For Kids International. We serve impoverished communities and at-risk children who have been rescued from abusive and neglectful environments.[…]

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Farewell Will & Kim

Last summer Will and Kim joined the Sweat Shop after moving to the area from Seattle.  Originally from Atlanta, I knew I was going to like them immediately!  Kim’s southern accent instantly reminded me of many of my friends I left behind when I moved here in 2004.  But now[…]

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And the winning team is….

While Oki Dokey’s Artichokes took Week 5, Kanye’s Krew, lead by Jacqueline as team captain took the overall win.  As with most things, consistency and participation played a big part in their team win.  Check out the full score card here.  With this being the first year that we did[…]

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17.5 Highlights

17.5 Highlights from CrossFit Sweat Shop on Vimeo. The 2017 Open has come to a close and we had some great times along the way! There is something about the Open atmosphere that elevates the level of intensity and camaraderie in the gym. I hope you enjoy this final highlight video to[…]

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17.4 Highlight Video

17.4 was 16.4. It was the much anticipated repeat workout in this years open. While it didn’t match the technicality of 17.3 or the engine requirements of 17.1, it presented a new array of challenges that I think the Sweat Shoppers rose to the occasion for. For people who performed[…]

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CrossFit Open Week 4

Week 4 of the CrossFit Open brought back a repeat workout from last year, as well as the ever difficult handstand pushup standard.  While there were several of us, including myself, that didn’t improve from last year, there were some new names at or near the top of the Sweat[…]

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17.3 Highlight Video

17.3 in is the books and I’m sad to see it go. This week was a fun one, not only to do, but to spectate and coach! Countless PR’s were being hit or matched all over the gym. The energy and excitement was unreal! Way to go everyone!! Check out the 17.3 highlight video[…]

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CrossFit Open Week 3 Update

With snatches and pullups in 17.3, Kanye’s Krew has finally taken a win for the week, and has also held on to the overall lead. It’s still however a really close race with only 78 points separating the 1st place team from 4th place team.  Shout out to all teams[…]

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